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Item title: Combat instructions for 14th Area Army
Title (kanji)
Location:Australian War Memorial (AWM55 5/37)
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AJRP module: Australian War Memorial official records
AJRP series: Allied Translator and Interpreter Section (ATIS) publications
AJRP sub-series: ATIS enemy publications
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Location details
Institution: Australian War Memorial
Call number: AWM55 5/37
Inst. series: AWM55
Inst. sub-series: AWM55 5/-
Item: EP-410
Item qualities
Quantity / desc: 18 pages
Access: Open
Item type: Unpublished, Official
Category: Instruction manual
Item content
Creation date (d/m/y): 26/9/1945
Conflict code: Pacific War (1941-1945)
Australian unit names:
Allied unit names:
Japanese unit names:14th Area Army HQ
I 1218 Force
Languages: English
Area:Luzon [Philippines]
Content: This is an Allied Translator and Interpreter Section (ATIS) translation of a Japanese publication captured at Amlang, Luzon, on 9 February 1945 during the Allied campaign to recapture the Philippines. This item is a pamphlet entitled "Combat instructions for 14th Area Army", issued on 15 October 1944 by 14th Area Army Headquarters and held by I 1218 Force. It includes information on waging offensive manoeuvres such as landings and beachhead assaults, and the principles of defensive action such as occupation of positions and the construction of fortifications. This item also contains sketches of beachhead assaults, coastal defence positions and diagrams of machine-gun, anti-tank gun, artillery, command post and communication centre positions.
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Last modified:03/05/2009 09:01:46 AM
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